With Truth and Reconciliation Week just around the corner, many educators are beginning to explore addressing these complex topics with learners. [...]
For some, reconciliation means acknowledging and learning about the past. For others, the focus lies in honouring treaties. From letting go of [...]
How you address Orange Shirt Day in your classroom can really depend on where you are and who your students are. This classroom activity can help [...]
As we all find our “new normal” this fall, let’s make learning outdoors part of what we do. Whether it’s learning from the formal math curriculum [...]
When creating school and community-based resources, we like to ensure that they are a true reflection of our partners’ local language and culture.
Schools around the country are closing to allow families and staff to practice social distancing and limit the spread of COVID-19.
Teaching to Prevent Gender-Based Violence: The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
Find suggestions on how you can ease into conversations about Gender-Based Violence with your learners using three familiar topics as entry points.
As educators, we have the great fortune and privilege of working closely with young people during the most formative years of their lives.
Teaching Through the Four Rs of Indigenous Education: Respect, Relevance, Reciprocity and Responsibility
Fall is on its way, and along with it comes a new brand new school year. In the weeks to come teachers everywhere will return to their schools [...]
The school year hasn’t quite begun, but many teachers are already getting ready for the first day of school and are planning out what they will [...]
Seven Generations High School derives its name from ancient Indigenous philosophy, which holds that decisions made in the present should be [...]
As educators, we often want to address deep, important topics with our students, but we’re at a loss as to how to do so appropriately. You may [...]
Canada is poised to celebrate its 150th birthday as a nation. This means communities across Canada, big and small, are preparing to commemorate [...]
Finding ways to integrate diverse knowledge in a classroom isn’t always easy for educators to accomplish. Often, we rely on things we know or [...]
Although learners can have trouble with any subject, math is the one learners complain about most. Often this is because learners don’t see the [...]
During The Tragically Hip‘s last public concert, lead singer Gord Downie called out Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for how Canada [...]
Learning Bird works with schools and communities to find learning paths for learners who may not always succeed in traditional classrooms. One of [...]
Entrepreneurship is an area of study that is difficult to define. What skills does an entrepreneur need? How can they develop these skills in a [...]
Between Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and whatever’s next, social media plays an integral part in most people’s lives these days. As an [...]
(Scroll down to see the video version of this post.) Math class can be a traumatic experience, and for whatever reason, people tie math closely [...]
Whenever I talk about young people, politics, civic action, and the internet, I always find some version of the same two common misconceptions [...]
Timelines help learners make connections between the present and past in a visually appealing and chronological way. Arranging events along a [...]
Do not panic. If you are uncertain about the meaning of the word “noob” in the title, you’re in the right spot. I will break down the [...]
Gaming Can Change the World You may be hearing a new word in education and technology a lot these days: Gamification. Gamification applies [...]
November 11th marks Remembrance Day, an opportunity to honour those who have served in the nation’s defence. Originally referred to as Armistice [...]
Have you heard about education quickly taking over the social media site Twitter? People claim that Twitter is a great way to connect with other [...]
In its simplest form, Explain Everything is a canvas upon which you can record your ideas. But that isn’t a description that quite does justice [...]